1935 Croft

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jdaw1
Cockburn 1900
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1935 Croft

Post by jdaw1 » 22:42 Thu 28 Dec 2017

Some of the usual suspects gathered at the White Horse in Newport, Essex for the traditional Port Forum Christmas gathering to which were brought the traditional ‘Unknown shippers and their peculiar friends’. Delights of the evening included the very fine fillet steaks, the sparkling company of Jo (pub manager), Mel (on duty for the evening) and Jane the chef.

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AHB
Quinta do Noval Nacional 1962
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Re: 1935 Croft

Post by AHB » 23:09 Tue 02 Jan 2018

Deep brick red, 90% opaque. Very smelly, consistent with having been affected by weevils — which had clearly been munching on the cork. Unpleasant and off-putting smell. Empty and hollow entry; the unpleasant taint is less on the palate, but the palate shows virtually nothing. 21-Dec-17. Decanted 1 hour.
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Dow 1980
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Re: 1935 Croft

Post by flash_uk » 17:39 Wed 17 Jan 2018

Nose of roasted nuts, oxidised on the palate.

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Re: 1935 Croft

Post by PhilW » 10:02 Thu 18 Jan 2018

Severely faulty; smelled terrible.
rating: NR (faulty)

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